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Jamalco workers get HEART certification in metrology

May Pen, Clarendon — Following months of intense training in metrology (the scientific study of measurement), 44 employees of bauxite/alumina company Jamalco can now boast of being qualified metrologists. Read More

Art and fun
Mandeville, Manchester — Organisers are describing the 26th annual Mandeville Art Fair, held recently at the St. John Bosco Auditorium in Hatfield, Manchester, as highly succesful. ... Read More

New dining room for St Elizabeth Infirmary
Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — For years, Joycelyn Bryan, matron of the St Elizabeth Infirmary has been lobbying, for a new dining room so residents of the institution can dine in comfort and with dignity.... Read More

BMR looks to expand in Jamaica
Malvern , St Elizabeth — Just over a year since formal commissioning of its wind farm at Potsdam, Malvern, high in the Santa Cruz mountains, the leadership of BMR Jamaica says the company will not rest on its laurels.... Read More

Manchester High 5K Run/Walk set for December 10

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Mandeville , Manchester — The inaugural Manchester Capital Run 5K run/walk aimed at raising money for Manchester High School (MHS) sports programmes, is scheduled for Sunday, December 10, along the streets of Mandeville, starting at 6:30... Read More

Heart of a lion!

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Members of the St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) football team celebrate with supporters and representatives of sponsors after defeating Calabar High 6-5 on penalties in the semi-final of the ISSA/FLOW Super Cup at Sabina Park in Kingston late Saturday. STETHS had earlier rallied from... Read More

Walking for cancer research

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Mandeville, Manchester — Organisers say age was not a deterrent for participants in The Carnegie Foundation for Cancer Research Walkathon, held last month. Read More

Obstacle Course!

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Motorists struggle to avoid potholes caused by heavy rains on the Scotts Pass main road on the Clarendon/Manchester border last week.The road links Kingston to Mandeville and points west. Prime Minister Andrew Holness promised last week that money would be made available in the Supplementary... Read More

Fingers crossed for reopening of Glen Stuart Primary

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — If all goes according to plan, the Glen Stuart Primary School in Maggotty which has been closed since September because of leaking sewage could reopen its doors in January, according to principal, Omar... Read More

Isratech reaches out to help Dominica

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Mandeville , Manchester —Technology-based agriculture, water and energy solutions company, Isratech Jamaica Limited (IJL) has joined the drive to assist hurricane-ravaged Dominica. Read More

Relay for Life in Santa Cruz

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — The St Elizabeth branch of the Jamaica Cancer Society will hold its third annual Relay for Life — an activity aimed at raising awareness about cancer as well as money to fight the disease — on November... Read More

Bad Clarendon roads!

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Poor road surfaces represent a long-standing problem in Clarendon and wider Jamaica. Heavy rains over recent months have only made the situation worse. This scene was captured on the Denbigh main road, just outside May Pen last Wednesday. Residents in the area and local transport operators... Read More

Grief! Manchester mourns murdered policeman

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Mandeville , Manchester — Parking spaces disappeared and traffic slowed to a snail's crawl. Read More

Well done!

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Clarendon College players congratulate each other after defeating St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) 4-2 after full-time and extra time in their ISSA/FLOW Ben Francis Cup semi-final clash at Manchester High School on Saturday. Clarendon College will now face Dinthill Technical High in... Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Tuesday, November 7Manchester Municipal CorporationLocal Government and Community Development MonthPublic ForumNazareth Primary SchoolMaidstoneManchester — 5:30 pm Wednesday, November 8 Read More



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